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Ladies Ticket for Laying the Memorial Stone at The New Kilmarnock Academy

Description:

Ladies ticket for the ceremonial laying of Kilmarnock Academy's memorial stone. The memorial stone was laid with Masonic honours on Saturday 20th November, 1875,  by R. W. Cochran-Patrick, Esq. who was the Depute Provincial Grand Master of Ayrshire. 

 

The ceremony attracted great interest in the town and large crowds gathered to witness the event. In front of the school, a large platform was built to accommodate ladies, while men were directed to a platform at the summit of the building. 

Source:
The Dick Institute
Digital Number:
RI_DI_0073321
Creation Date:
20th November 1875
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council
References:
Wylie, Robert (1878) History of the Mother lodge of Kilwinning. Glasgow, John Tweed. pp. 291-300